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Salsa A Musical History

by Various Artists

Salsa A Musical History by Various Artists

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Salsa A Musical History

by Various Artists

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Label: Fania
Over 40 choice cuts from essential albums by artists who created the urban Latino fusion that became known as salsa are on this mind-blowing compilation from Fania, the New York label that started it all. The label, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014, takes listeners on a funky Afro-Cuban trip, from the days of Tito Puente's big band to the rise of bugalu and Latin jazz to the Fania All-Stars' legendary nights at the Cheetah Lounge in the 1970s, where they made some of the most enduring music of all time. A must have for hardcore fans and salsa beginners alike.

About This Album

Over 40 choice cuts from essential albums by artists who created the urban Latino fusion that became known as salsa are on this mind-blowing compilation from Fania, the New York label that started it all. The label, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014, takes listeners on a funky Afro-Cuban trip, from the days of Tito Puente's big band to the rise of bugalu and Latin jazz to the Fania All-Stars' legendary nights at the Cheetah Lounge in the 1970s, where they made some of the most enduring music of all time. A must have for hardcore fans and salsa beginners alike.

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Disc 2

Disc 3

Disc 4

About This Album

Over 40 choice cuts from essential albums by artists who created the urban Latino fusion that became known as salsa are on this mind-blowing compilation from Fania, the New York label that started it all. The label, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014, takes listeners on a funky Afro-Cuban trip, from the days of Tito Puente's big band to the rise of bugalu and Latin jazz to the Fania All-Stars' legendary nights at the Cheetah Lounge in the 1970s, where they made some of the most enduring music of all time. A must have for hardcore fans and salsa beginners alike.